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Category Archives : Options

What is the Difference Between Closed and Open Adoption?

We imagine it’s starting to sink in. You really are pregnant. We hope you’ve verified your pregnancy with free pregnancy testing at Mendo Lake Women’s Center and confirmed it with a free ultrasound. Now’s the time to consider your options.  Why should you consider adoption? Like your other two choices, abortion and parenting, adoption isn’t […]

How Much Does an Abortion Cost in CA?

Are you experiencing an unplanned pregnancy and curious about the cost of an abortion procedure? You’re in the right place. Mendo Lake Women’s Clinic is here to help you confirm your pregnancy, learn about your options, and explore the costs you might face. How much does an abortion cost without insurance?  The cost of an […]

What Are the Risks of the Abortion Pill?

Are you considering taking the abortion pill? We recommend spending time educating yourself on the side effects and complications you might face when terminating your pregnancy, as well as learning about the important precautions to take before scheduling your appointment.  What are the common side effects of the abortion pill?  When taking the abortion pill, […]

Can I Order the Abortion Pill Online?

Just because you can do something, doesn’t mean you should. While you can order the abortion pill online, there are a few things you should know before you make this potentially dangerous choice. Ordering the Abortion Pill Online Yes. You can order the abortion pill online through a telemedicine process now offering abortions by mail; […]

5 Reasons You Need an Ultrasound Before Abortion

If you’re considering getting an abortion, there are a few important, often-overlooked steps you should take to ensure you’re fully informed and staying safe and healthy along the way. Here are a few reasons why getting an ultrasound before your abortion is essential to your health and safety. 1. An ultrasound is the only way […]

3 Things Needed Before Abortion 

Navigating the topic of abortion can be a complex task, and it doesn’t help that there’s an overwhelming amount of information out there for you to sort through. While there’s a lot to learn when it comes to your abortion options, potential risks, and side-effects, there are a few simple and easy steps to take […]

9 Questions Parents Should Ask Themselves

Parenting is rewarding, but also involves a lot of work. It is not unusual for parents (especially first-time parents) to feel overwhelmed and exhausted by their responsibilities. Every parent wants the best for their child. Sometimes, parents become so obsessed with their kids’ happiness that they go to extreme lengths to fulfill their desires. Parents […]

9 Questions to Ask If You’re Thinking About Adoption Options for Your Child

Every child deserves a loving and caring family; however, not all kids are fortunate enough to grow under the support of a forever family. According to a study, there are about 500,000 children in U.S. foster care. Many women who experience an unwanted pregnancy feel pressured to have an abortion. Several hundreds of thousands of […]

How Does the Abortion Pill Work?

Finding out that you are pregnant can be a life-changing experience. You will weigh the pros and cons before deciding your next step. It is quite possible that you may have also thought of having an abortion. It is prudent that you decide without feeling pressured, and you can do that if you understand the […]

Adoption Information and Choosing the Right Adoption Agency

An unplanned pregnancy may evoke emotions of fear of being overwhelmed, but that’s totally normal. You can look at the different options in front of you. One such option is adoption, and you might have several questions related to it. There is no need to rush or feel pressured as you have time to decide […]